This Staggerwing Beech started out as USAF 44-67727 then to the Royal Navy as FT478 and following that as BuNo 32876 with the US Navy. It became a civilian first as N1183V and finally N552 in 1970. Presently displayed in the Palm Springs Air Museum as a visitor.
Ex NC18, US Navy 32898, Royal Navy FT507, 44-67761. Painted as DR628/PB1, the personal aircraft of Prince Bernard of The Netherlands. Registration cancelled on 3 January 2018. (NB: FAA records show the c/n as 6869.)